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Roy Holland is a federally certified firearms repair specialist in Park Rapids, Minn. He can be reached through Smokey Hills Outdoors Store.

Park Rapids gunsmith steps up to meet demand

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PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Roy Holland isn’t sure his midlife career switch was a calling or response to a growing and unfilled need.

In either case, the Park Rapids gunsmith is going gangbusters this time of year.

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He’s had to set aside the pistols and shotguns to concentrate on hunting rifles.

“It helps to be crazy,” Holland said, laughing. “It’s like jumping off a cliff. There’s a lot of demand for the service.”

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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